Burgonet Helmet


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Burgonet Helmet   (1917.05.0006)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Body Armor
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Renaissance, 16th century
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Depth) 27.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 27.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 22.1 cm
Weight 4210 g
Measuring Remarks The largest dimension (27.4 cm) is actually the depth (that is, the distance from the eye-holes to the back of the head). The second-largest dimension was measured from the top of the helmet down to where the helmet would rest on the shoulders. The third-largest dimension was measured from ear to ear.
Materials Metal--Steel
Manufacturing Processes Forging, Welding
Munsell Color Information dark grey (gy - g 2/5gy) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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